Sarasota County Files Lawsuit Over 'Defective Work' at Ed Smith Stadium

Sarasota County last month sued Rhode Island's Gilbane Building Company, alleging that the company performed "defective work" on concrete flooring and walls at Ed Smith Stadium.

12/27/2016 By staff


Argus Foundation 15th Annual Lifetime Achievement Awards

Argus honors Michael Saunders and, posthumously, William Merrill Sr.

12/07/2016 Photography by Lori Sax


Legal Honors

A roundup of recent achievements and recognitions in the local legal field.

11/30/2016 By staff


Attorneys Form Marijuana Law Practice Group

The law firm Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP, which has offices in both Tampa and Sarasota, recently created a new practice group dedicated to marijuana law.

11/28/2016 By staff


Law Firm Announces New Closing Manager

The Sarasota law firm Gibson, Kohl, Wolff & Hric, P.L. recently promoted Cathy Bruce to closing manager.

10/26/2016 Research by staff


Rescheduled Panel Discusses Brexit's Impact on Florida

Four panelists will discuss Brexit's impact on Florida's travel, tourism and real estate industries during an event on Tuesday, Oct. 25.

10/05/2016 Research by staff


Legal Honors

A roundup of recent achievements and recognitions in the local legal field.

09/30/2016 Research by staff


Legal Honors

A roundup of last month's significant achievements and recognitions in the local legal field.

09/02/2016 Research by staff

New hires

Law Firm Adds New Associate Attorney

Dunlap & Moran, P.A., a law firm with offices in Lakewood Ranch and downtown Sarasota, recently hired Alexander Platt as an associate.

09/01/2016 Research by staff


Sanborn Studios to Pay Back Sarasota County $350,000

Sanborn Studios will pay back Sarasota County $350,064 as part of a final judgement in a lawsuit the county had filed against Sanborn for violating terms of a financial incentive agreement.

08/26/2016 Research by staff


Lawsuit Against New Whole Foods Dismissed

The lawsuit was filed by an environmental nonprofit that charged that the decision to rezone the property to make way for the Whole Foods violated Sarasota County's comprehensive plan.

08/22/2016 Research by staff


Bradenton Volkswagen Dealership Posts Lawsuit Settlement Resources

Bradenton's Boast Volkswagen recently launched a website and hotline for assistance with the settlement program created in response to lawsuits filed against the company for cheating on emissions tests.

07/27/2016 Research by staff


Icard Merrill Attorney Recognized as 50-Year Florida Bar Member

Attorney Michael Furen was admitted to the Bar in 1966, the same year he joined Icard Merrill.

07/19/2016 Research by staff

New hires

New College Picks General Counsel

New College of Florida recently named Michael Pierce, an attorney with experience in higher education regulations, as its general counsel.

07/06/2016 Research by staff


Sarasota Law Firm Expands in Port Charlotte and Fort Myers

Icard Merrill recently welcomed two new attorneys and announced a new office location in Port Charlotte and an expansion into Fort Myers.

05/31/2016 Research by staff


Rick Scott Reappoints Sarasota Attorney to Judicial Nomination Commission

Florida Gov. Rick Scott last month reappointed real estate attorney Nancy Cason to the state's Twelfth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission.

05/24/2016 Research by staff


Attorney Admitted to U.S. District Court of Puerto Rico

Attorney Christina Unkel of Maglio Christopher & Toale, P.A. recently earned admission to practice law before the United States District Court of Puerto Rico.

05/13/2016 Research by staff

Biz Daily

Dan Bailey Elected Honorary Member of Inn of Court

Williams Parker shareholder receives legal distinction.

05/09/2016 By staff


Attorney Earns AV Preeminent Rating

Michelle Lajoie Hermey of Fergeson, Skipper, Shaw, Keyser, Baron & Tirabassi, P.A., recently received the rating.

04/29/2016 Research by staff


Sarasota Attorneys Write Florida Bar Practice Manual Chapter

Attorneys Richard Gans and J. Allison Archbold recently co-authored a chapter titled "Retirement and Other Savings Accounts."

04/27/2016 Research by staff